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32 pages, Kindle Edition
First published May 30, 2017
So, if anyone ever tells you no, if anyone ever says your voice isn't important or your dreams are too big, remember these women. They persisted and so should you.I highly appreciate children's books that are technically nonfiction since they're a great teaching tool. It's never too early to educate oneself and children are very perceptive. We shouldn't underestimate them. Furthermore, I appreciate the diverse set of women featured in this book.
I knew then and I know now that, when it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can't sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, "This is not right." ― Claudette ColvinReaders will marvel at the strenght of Ruby Bridges who was the first to integrate into an all-white elementary school in Louisiana in 1960. Little girls (and boys) might find a new hero in Florence Griffith Joyner, who is up to this day the fastest woman in the world. Her record of 10.49s for 100m was set at the 1988 Summer Olympics.